As we near the end of the year, Forbes and other sources always give us lists. And now it’s time for their Social 100 list, showing Twitter’s most followed celebrities.
To get an idea how much of a reach celebrities have on social media, let’s take a look at Justin Bieber.
When he Tweets, almost 70 million people read it. On Instagram, 30.9 million people see his shirtless selfies and 72 million people follow him on Facebook.
But even with those numbers, he’s still not the number one most followed celebrity on Twitter.
Here are the top 5 followed celebrities on Twitter (at the time the article was published):
5. Rhianna – 53.1 million followers
4. President Obama – 66.5 million followers
3. Taylor Swift – 66.7 million followers
2. Justin Bieber – 70.5 million followers
1. Katy Perry – 73 million followers